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DIY Carpet Cleaning Solution Ideas and Spot Removal Guide –

Did you know that carpet cleaning is about 65% less costly than hardwood floor cleaning? Tired of seeing a dirty carpet and feeling the need of going for a professional help? Here is a guide on DIY carpet cleaning solutions and spot removal:

Best carpet cleaning solutions –

You pick the one which is suitable for you out the listed ones:
1. Hydrogen Peroxide Shampoo – Well, it will cost you less than a dollar and is ideal for cleaning your entire carpet. What all you need is:
– 6 – 8 cups of water
– 1 & ½ table spoon of vinegar
– 1 & ½ table spoon of soap
– ½ lemon
– ¼ cup of hydrogen peroxide
2. Vinegar and water – Effective and for basic maintenance and regular carpet cleaning
– 3-4 cups of water
– 1 & ½ table spoon of vinegar
3. Dry solution – For those who live in a humid area:
– 3-4 cups of borax
– 1 & ½ cup of baking soda
4. Scented Shampoo – For pet lovers, to make your home smell good:
– 16-18 cups of water
– ¼ cup of vinegar
– ¼ cup of detergent

Some more effective cleaning solutions to deal with carpet stains:

1. Salt to deal with wine stains – Spilled a glass of red wine on your carpet? Well, though acting quickly is some time not easy but you should not let the stain to set making it more stubborn. So, rush to your kitchen and sprinkle some salt over the stain to keep the wine stain from setting, this will certainly help you save from a lot of trouble.

2. Shaving cream for juice stains – Blot the stained area in mild patting motion. Use shaving cream and then wipe it off with a sponge followed by cleaning the area with a regular solution.

3. Beer for tea and coffee stains – Accidentally spilled your coffee on your carpet? Immediately pour some beer and the stain will fade in a minute or two.

4. Alcohol for glue –Use rubbing alcohol to wipe over the affected surface until the glue melts and gets wiped off. Do it gently so that you don’t end up damaging your carpet. Also, regular alcohol and rubbing alcohol are different, do not get confused.

Guide for the removal of everyday stains:

Here are some of the effective solutions to treat the everyday stains:
– Ink – Use hair spray on the affected area to unstiffen the stain. Let the are dry, brush it gently and vacuum
– Pet Stains – For solid waste, remove the waste then pour some vinegar on the stain and sprinkle some baking soda, let it stay for 2-3 minutes and then blot the dry area.
– Grease – Spray some vinegar and let it absorb. Dip a towel in hot water and wipe it off.
We hope that these tips and ideas will be really helpful to you.

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